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#LeadFree: Silicone Muffin Cups

Silicone Muffin Cups: Lead Free! Hello!  These are some of the results of our recent testing parties.  I will be updating each of these posts with more details very soon.  Thank you everyone for participating.  As always, please feel free to ask questions. Click here for more #SaferChoices in bakeware for your family! Click here […]

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Lead Free! Planet Box Lunch Box

Planet Box Lunch Box: Lead Free! Hello!  These are some of the results of our recent testing parties.  I will be updating each of these posts with more details very soon.  Thank you everyone for participating.  As always, please feel free to ask questions. Click here for more #SaferChoices in dishes for your family! #XRFTesting […]

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#LeadSafe Dishes: Polish Pottery

Polish Pottery: 50 ppm lead. Hello!  These are some of the results of recent XRF testing.  The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in an item intended for use by children is 90 parts per million and higher.  Dishware is not considered “for use by children” and is therefore not regulated in the same […]

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Supporting Details & Studies on the Appropriateness of #XRFTesting

This post was written as supporting documentation to a post about the Green Sprouts sippy cup focusing on the appropriateness and efficacy of XRF testing as a methodology for consumer goods testing. Thanks for reading! If you take the time to read this and follow the links, I applaud your efforts to better understand the concerns […]

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#SaferChoices: Which Water Bottles, Baby Bottles & Sippy Cups Are Lead Free?

#AskTamara Questions: Which water bottles are lead free? Which baby bottles are lead free? Which sippy cups are lead free? How do I tell if my child’s bottle is safe? (lead-safe, lead-free, free of toxicants?) Answers: Of the many popular brands of the water bottles, sippy cups and baby bottles that I have tested with […]

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#LeadedSippyCups: My original letter to the GreenSprouts Cup manufacturer.

Newly manufactured sippy cup: 3003 ppm lead. Click the image of the letter below to see a full size PDF of my original letter reporting these results to the manufacturer. If you appreciate my advocacy work (including the testing I do for parents around the world) please consider contributing to my “GoFundMe” during this very […]

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#LeadedChina: Liberty Blue

Liberty Blue Staffordshire Ironstone Vintage Plate: 44,500 ppm lead. – The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is 90 ppm or higher. Vintage china is not regulated in any way. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more information about LEAD FREE dish choices, click […]

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